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Private Client weekly highlights—22 October 2020

Published on: 22 October 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Private Client weekly highlights—22 October 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Wills survey—have your say on LexisPSL Precedent Wills
  • Brexit
  • Brexit Bulletin—government opts to extend power to depart from retained EU case law to Court of Appeal
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (Relevant Court) (Retained EU Case Law) Regulations 2020
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • HMCTS coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance updated due to local COVID Alert Levels
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)—HMCTS publishes updated operational summary for week commencing 19 October
  • Probate
  • More...

Article summary

There have been a number of tax developments for private clients this week and also a significant development in Brexit. This week’s edition of Private Client highlights includes: (1) the government announcement that the Court of Appeal, as well as the Supreme Court will be able to overrule EU Court decisions, (2) Treasury announces 2020 Spending Review, (3) two cases on SDLT rates; Moaref and Mozhdeh on the 3% surcharge for additional residential properties and Waterside Escapes on the 15% rate and (4) responses by CIOT to consultations and calls for evidence. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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